Information Skills Workshops

Online Information Skills Workshops (Semester 2, 2019-20)

 

The Library prepares a series of workshops for you to sharpen your information skills. Please register HERE. Link to join the workshops via Microsoft Teams will be sent by email.

 

Date Time Topical Workshop
26 Feb 2020 (Wed)  3:00 – 4:00 pm Essential Information Skills for Assignment Success
28 Feb 2020 (Fri) Making Effective Use of Library Online Resources
2 Mar 2020 (Mon) Finding Business Information I
4 Mar 2020 (Wed) Finding Business Information II
6 Mar 2020 (Fri) Making a Professional Presentation
9 Mar 2020 (Mon) Using RefWorks to Manage Your References
11 Mar 2020 (Wed) Visualizing Your Research Data

 

Date Time Subject Specific Workshop
To request a session, please fill in the Online Form. The librarian will contact you within two working days to schedule a meeting. Library Resources for Student of School of Business
Library Resources for Student of School of Humanities and Social Science
Library Resources for Student of School of Communication
Library Resources for Student of School of Translation
Library Resources for Student of School of Decision Sciences

 

1. Essential Information Skills for Assignment Success

This workshop introduces Library resources and tools for research as well as features of Google Scholar. Demonstrations will be provided to help participants to acquire advanced skills to fulfill information needs for academic purposes.

 

2. Making Effective Use of Library Online Resources

This workshop aims to help participants to develop advanced research skills and learn to make effective use of information resources. Instructor will help participants to identify credible resources and materials that could be useful in their studies and research processes. A number of multidisciplinary databases, information evaluation criteria as well as citation management tool RefWorks will be introduced.

 

3. Finding Business Information I

This workshop focuses on equipping participants skills to locate company information as well as profile and industry trends in different library databases. The use of 3 main databases: Business Source Ultimate, Business Insights: Global, Nexis Uni, will be demonstrated.

 

4. Finding Business Information II

In this workshop, participants will learn how to find business news and analyst reports effectively. The instructor will also demonstrate the use of library databases Factiva, Passport, and CSMAR Solution.

 

5. Making a Professional Presentation

In this workshop, participants will learn how to plan, design, and deliver a professional presentation. Some cool and new presentation tools will be demonstrated.

 

6. Using RefWorks to Manage Your References

This workshop will introduce participants to make use of the web-based citation management tool RefWorks to manage various information sources, create reference lists and insert citations by just a few clicks.

 

7. Visualizing Your Research Data

Data visualization can be a powerful tool to share your research findings with your intended audience. Join this workshop and learn how to design effective visualizations in Tableau.

 

 

iGPS units / ECA Hours are counted.

Click HERE to register.

Hands-on practice is available.

 

Last update: 19 February 2020